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Folsom locals remember Sept. 11 terror attacks

FOLSOM, CA - Residents, city officials and public safety personnel gathered at Folsom’s annual Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony to recall the significance of the tragic day. The ce ...

Need emergency care? It'll cost you in Folsom

Beginning July 15, the Folsom Fire Department will charge a $225 fee to help defray the cost of providing emergency care by paramedics on fire engine and truck companies. The Folso ...

Crash sends one to hospital

One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries last week after a multiple vehicle accident. A vehicle accident was reported at 8:47 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at East Bid ...

Flags for the fallen

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and many locals are remembering what the day means to them. Terry McNeil, 64, is the owner of T.D.M. Insuranc ...

Two injured in scissor-lift accident

A weekend accident landed two in the hospital. A scissor lift fell over, ejecting one person, Aug. 20 in Folsom. Two were injured in the 11 a.m. on in the 1600 block of Creekside ...

City task force snares illegal fireworks

The Folsom Fire Department and Folsom Police Department were working a special task force over the weekend to ensure Folsom stayed safe and sane during Fourth of July celebrations. ...

Reporter's View: Reporter gets acquainted with Folsom Fire Department

Despite facing an engine company being shut down and the possibility of pay cuts, the Folsom Fire Department is doing every thing they can to ensure public safety. After spending ...

Citizens academy now taking reservations

Police Chief Sam Spiegel and Fire Chief Dan Haverty invite the public to attend the annual Folsom Citizen’s Academy. Classes begin March 10 and run for 10 weeks at 6 p.m. on Wed ...

Family escapes house fire

A family of six managed to escape a fire in their home because they were prepared, according to Folsom Fire Department officials. At 6:43 p.m. on Wednesday the Folsom Fire Departm ...

House fire hits Oak Avenue Parkway neighborhood

An observant UPS delivery driver may have helped keep a fire contained to just one structure. It started out as an average day for David Garrett until he drove by a home shortly a ...

Firefighters get burned by cost-cutting plan

Tightening of the fiscal belt in Folsom is forcing the Fire Department to essentially shut down one of its engines — and some fear that could put the public’s safety in jeopard ...

Fire department moves on budget saving strategies

As your fire chief, I appreciate this opportunity to inform the members of our community about the budget saving strategies we will soon implement and to assure residents that your ...